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Introduction to Product Management
A one-time class to learn what it's like to be a Product Manager, as well as some skills you can use regardless of your role
In technology companies like Facebook, Google, and even Outschool, much of the things you see are made by engineers and designers. But there's another role that helps companies make products, and that is the role of the "Product Manager," a generalist position that helps make sure all the different pieces add up into a great product that people love to use. In this class, we'll give an overview of what a product manager does, some reasons why it might be an interesting role for you to...
- How to break down complex problems into actionable steps - How to understand, align, and motivate people with different skillsets and interests - How to conduct "need-finding" interviews to identify problems worth solving
I have been a product manager for 7 years, and have managed and mentored several new and mid-career product managers in addition to starting my own technology startup. I have taught introductory Product Management courses at silicon valley tech companies such as Clever and IFTTT and given presentations on the topic at industry conferences. For more about my experience, see my website at https://brettcvz.com
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Meet the teacher
Hi there! I'm a product manager at Outschool, meaning I get to work with designers, engineers, researchers, and all sorts of other Outschool teammates to bring new features to Outschool. I've been a product manager at technology start-ups for the...
Completed by 19 learners
Live video meetings
6-12 learners per class